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R&D Systems Engineer

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Farnborough

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: circa £55,000 p.a. + company benefits

We are currently working exclusively with a Marine Technology business. Due to continued growth, they are now recruiting for an R&D Systems Engineer to join their organisation on a permanent basis.


  • Work with Electronic Engineers, Software Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and the Production team to design, model, integrate, test, and validate electronic components, electro-mechanical assemblies, and subsea systems.
  • Perform engineering analysis to establish validity of designs.
  • Contribute to the creation of system documentation.
  • Select, specify, develop, modify, integrate, and evaluate sensors, actuators, communication devices, cabling and connectors, and electrical components.
  • Review mechanical and electrical drawings for compliance with approved requirements.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical assembly and testing of prototype hardware.
  • Execute lab and offshore testing.
  • Electronic testing on hardware for digital and analogue circuitry.
  • Investigate and determine causes of product issues during testing and determine appropriate resolutions.

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Educated to degree level in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Computer Sciences.
  • A deep understanding of engineering principles across disciplines including electrical, mechanical software engineering.
  • Experienced with programming languages for scripting such as C++, C#, Java, Python etc.
  • Experience in the operation of electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters.
  • Maritime robotic systems/ ocean engineering experience would be beneficial, although not essential.
  • Experience of manging system budgets.

This is a great opportunity to work with a unique organisation, developing novel technologies. If you meet the above criteria, please apply today to be considered for the role.

Key words: R&D Systems Engineer, Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Programming, Maritime Robotics, Ocean Engineering

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Farnborough
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £50000 - £55000